Monday October 21, 1918

US date format: 10/21/1918, UK date format: 21/10/1918

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Éliane Victor and Milton Himmelfarb. Huns and Hyphens, directed by Larry Semon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Huns and Hyphens

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Mae Laurel

To the Rescue

Directed by: Melanie Wood

Mania. Die Geschichte einer Zigarettenarbeiterin

Directed by: Eugen Illés

Starring: Pola Negri, Arthur Schröder, Ernst Wendt, Werner Hollmann

Just Rambling Along

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Stan Laurel, Clarine Seymour, Noah Young, James Parrott


Directed by: Anatoli Dolinov, Aleksandr Panteleyev, Donat Pashkovsky

Starring: Ivan Lerskiy, Dmitri Leshchenko


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 21, 1918?


  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
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  • Margaret Owen sets world typing speed record of 170 wpm for one min.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1918?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Prince's Orchestra
  2. My Old Kentucky Home - Lucy Gates & Columbia Stellar Quartet
  3. For Your Boy and My Boy - Peerless Quartet

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